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Barcaldine Castle

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“four poster bed”(19 reviews)
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Free Wifi
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Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
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4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

Barcaldine Castle is truly one of the most memorable and unique places I have ever stayed in. My husband and I booked the Lochnell Room for 2 nights during our recent trip to Scotland. The "wow" factor of sleeping in a rural Castle dating from...More

5  Thank J_M_S_Toronto
Response from Adele and Gavin L, Manager at Barcaldine CastleResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you for your review of Barcaldine Castle! Lochnell is our most recently renovated room which boasts an original jacobean bed that's very comfortable! All rooms aside from Breadalbane are carpeted but you make a very good point - we'll pass your comments on to...More

Reviewed 5 October 2017

This castle was booked for us through Clans and Castles and was a wonderful choice! The rooms were very special and each was unique. We had booked the Breadalbane room which was huge! The bed was extremely comfortable and the bathroom was 'to die for'!...More

Thank Teresa_Barry
Response from Adele and Gavin L, Manager at Barcaldine CastleResponded 8 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us at Barcaldine Castle! We are always getting comments about the comfort of the mattress - especially in Breadalbane! We are glad to hear that Abbie and Daniel were welcoming and helpful on arrival...More

Reviewed 5 October 2017

This the first five star rating I have given and it is well deserved! We stayed here in mid september for two nights and it was so hard to leave! When we drove up I was wondering what I had gotten myself into as the...More

1  Thank Mimipc
Response from Adele and Gavin L, Manager at Barcaldine CastleResponded 8 October 2017

Thank you ever so much for such a lovely and in-depth review! We are glad you found the castle particularly clean and the staff welcoming! We don't offer laundry services as it's just one couple at a time working, however on this particular day we...More

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

This accommodation was our favorite in Scotland. It's super clean and the staff are great. Great views from our room of pastures and a loch. It's the best of ancient and modern. Sitting by the fireplace in the Great Hall in the evening talking to...More

1  Thank Brent C
Response from Adele and Gavin L, Manager at Barcaldine CastleResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for your review, Brent. Thank you for such a lovely compliment, we are glad you found the castle clean and the staff friendly. You can't beat sitting by the fireplace in the cold evenings! Kindest regards, Adele and Gavin. Management at Barcaldine Castle.

Reviewed 1 October 2017

The Castle is in a beautiful area with stunning views. The staff where attentive and nothing was too much trouble. They made you feel welcome and special. We where fortunate enough to meet the owner, and also other interesting guest whilst having a drink in...More

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Response from Adele and Gavin L, Manager at Barcaldine CastleResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review Barcaldine Castle, Steve. We can't argue with the good views, most windows have a loch and mountain view! We are a small team at Barcaldine and the four of us are fortunate to love what we do,...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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US$158 - US$282 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$158 - US$282 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Response from Ann L | Reviewed this property |
I stayed at Barcaldine Castle in September 2015, the hosts were Ronnie and Liz and I have a phone number of 01631 720598, address was Benderlock, near Oban, Argyll PA37 1SA. Hope this helps you out, it was a fun place to... More
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"Ice and warm, the four poster beds were large and comfortable ."
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"Rooms in higher floors in the towers have spectacular views, but are accessible only by stairs."
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"Bed in the Caitness room is comfy but seemed like a small queen."
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"we had the best room with the 4 poster bed, large bathroom with big bathtub. The Breadalbane room was so..."
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